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Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 1

India announced how much loan to Sri Lanka to build up its depleted foreign reserves and for food imports, amidst a shortage of almost all essential commodities in the island nation? 

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India has announced a USD 900 million loan to Sri Lanka to build up its depleted foreign reserves and for food imports, amidst a shortage of almost all essential commodities in the island nation.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 2

A joint agreement between Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd and Africa50 will develop which country s first Independent Power Transmission (IPT)? 

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Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd has signed a joint development agreement with Africa50, a pan-African infrastructure investment platform to continue to develop the Kenya Transmission Project on a public-private partnership basis. When finished, the project will be Kenya’s first Independent Power Transmission (IPT) and will serve as a benchmark in Africa as the first PPP-based financing of transmission lines.

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Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 3

Which of the following has received market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) approval to set up an Accreditation Agency for a period of 3 years for accreditation of eligible Investors?

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CDSL has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary – CDSL Ventures Limited, has received market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) approval to set up an Accreditation Agency for a period of 3 years with effect from February 01, 2022 for accreditation of eligible Investors.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 4

Who has been given the knighthood for his service towards the game of cricket? 

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Cricketing great and former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd was given the knighthood for his service towards the game of cricket.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 5

Virat Kohli stepped down as the Test captain of the Indian Men’s cricket team after the series defeat against which country? 

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Virat Kohli has stepped down as the Test captain of the Indian Men’s cricket team. The decision comes after the series defeat against South Africa.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 6

As per the RBI’s Annual Report of the Ombudsman Schemes for the year 2020-21, the volume of complaints received was increased by what percent on an annualized basis?

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the Annual Report of the Ombudsman Schemes for the year 2020-21 for nine months (July 1, 2020- March 31, 2021).
As per the report, the volume of complaints received was increased by 22.27 % on an annualized basis, BOS accounted for the major increase.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 7

While announcing the 3 new initiatives for the welfare of ex-servicemen and their families Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced how much amount allotment to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund for the welfare veterans and their families? 

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Defence Ministry launched three new initiatives for the welfare of ex-servicemen and their families on the occasion of Armed Forces Veterans Day,which is celebrated on 14 January every year.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced that the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare has allotted 320 crore rupees to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund for the welfare veterans and their families.
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare also launched a dedicated Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal designed to speedily redress pension, including family pension-related grievances of ex-servicemen and their dependents.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 8

Which of the following collaborated with Google Pay to provide instant loans to eligible small merchants on the Google Pay platform? 

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Indifi Technologies has collaborated with Google Pay to provide instant loans to eligible small merchants on the Google Pay platform.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 9

Which date will be celebrated as National Startup Day in order to spread the culture of startups in every nook and corner of the country? 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that January 16 would now be celebrated as National Startup Day in order to spread the culture of startups in every nook and corner of the country.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 10

Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi who passed away was related to which of the following? 

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Padma Shri awardee and social activist Shanti Devi passed away her residence in Gunupur, Rayagada district of Odisha.She was 88.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 11

The world s largest national flag, the Indian Tricolor been displayed along the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan s Longewala, is being created by whom? 

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The world s largest national flag, the Indian Tricolor made from Khadi, was displayed along the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan s Longewala, on the occasion of 74th Army Day on January 15th,2022.
The flag is 225 feet long, 150 feet wide and weighs around 1 thousand 400 kilogram, while the Ashoka Chakra in the center has a diameter of 30 feet. The Monumental National Flag is a creation of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission to mark the ongoing “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”celebrations.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 12

Sumit Bhale, who won a gold medal at the International Folk Art Festival in Dubai represented Maharashtra in which art form? 

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Sumit Bhale, a young Lavni artist from Maharashtra has won a gold medal at the International Folk Art Festival in Dubai.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 13

In which city,government inaugurated country first coal to methanol plant built by BHEL? 

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As part of the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Hon’ble Union Minister for Heavy Industries, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey dedicated India’s first, BHEL-built Coal to Methanol (CTM) pilot plant which was built by the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) inBHEL’s Hyderabad unit, to the Nation.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 14

How much loan was granted by India to SriLanka to tackle forex crisis? 

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India has announced a USD 900 million loan to Sri Lanka to build up its depleted foreign reserves and for food imports, amidst a shortage of almost all essential commodities in the island nation.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 15

As per UN,the world economy to grow by how much percent in FY2023?

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The United Nations forecast lower global economic growth for 2022 and 2023, saying the world is facing new waves of COVID-19 infections, persistent labour market challenges, lingering supply chain issues and rising inflationary pressures.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 16

Recently Ministry of Textiles how many strategic projects worth Rs 30 cr in areas of fibres and geotextiles? 

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Ministry of Textiles cleared 20 strategic research projects worth Rs 30 crores in the areas of Specialty fibres and Geotextiles under the chairmanship of Union Minister of Textiles, Piyush Goyal, informed the Ministry of Textiles.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 17

Recently Narayan Debnath passed away.He was related to which field? 

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Cartoonist Narayan Debnath, the creator of Bengali comic characters ‘Bantul The Great’, ‘Handa Bhonda’ and ‘Nonte Phonte, passed away after prolonged illness. He was 97.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 18

With which country,India agreed to Initiate Joint Research on Green Fuels? 

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India and Denmark agreed to initiate joint research and development on green fuels including green hydrogen, the Science and Technology Ministry said.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 19

Which bank has tied up with Lendingkart to offer up to ₹10 lakh loan to MSMEs online? 

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Fintech company Lendingkart announced that it has entered into a co-lending partnership with Canara Bank to provide low-cost business loans of up to ₹10 lakh to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) across the country.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 20

Which state teamed up with World Food Programme to improve food security, farmers’ resilience? 

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Odisha government have joined hands to improve the food security of small and marginal farmers by strengthening their resilience to climate change.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 21

New biography of Subhas Chandra Bose named “Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist” has been authored by whom? 

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A new biography titled “Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist” authored by Chandrachur Ghose will be released in February 2022.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 22

Which actress won the International Association of Working Women Award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a TV series for her show? 

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Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen is elated on being conferred the International Association of Working Women Award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a TV series for her show ‘Aarya 2’.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 23

What is the new timeline for filing settlement applications as regulated by markets regulator SEBI? 

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Markets regulator Sebi has cut the timeline for filing settlement applications to just 60 days from the current 180 days in its effort to make the system more efficient.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 24

Which company partnered with the Canada Running Series (CRS) to become new title sponsor of Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Virtual Race through November 2026? 

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced that it has partnered with the Canada Running Series (CRS) as the new title sponsor and official IT services and technology consulting partner of the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Virtual Race through November 2026.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 3 - Question 25

Which company partnered with Cosmea Financial Holdings to launch India first bitcoin ETF? 

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Hyderabad-based blockchain startup Kling Trading India and Cosmea Financial Holdings’ joint venture Torus Kling Blockchain IFSC has signed an MoU with India INX to launch India’s first Bitcoin and Ethereum Futures ETFs and Metaverse US listed Large-cap Discount Certificates.

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